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Architecture

Frank Lloyd Wright's Imperial Hotel in Tokyo

Caption: "Frank Lloyd Wright's famous earthquake proof Imperial Hotel, Tokyo. Only for colonels and / higher ranks."
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 78, No. 4 (February 1, 1974)

Selected article titles: "Library of Congress Favors 'Jpn'" (pp. 1-2), "Wash. State Laws on Licensing Target of Human Rights Group" (p. 1), "World's Largest Air Terminal Opens, Designed by Gyo Obata" (p. 3), and "Echoes: Still America's Heartland" (p. 6).
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Japanese Pavilion

The Japanese Pavilion, most likely from the 1939 World's Fair on Treasure Island in San Francisco. From page 36 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_36_002
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 102, No. 7 (February 21, 1986)

Selected article titles: "Hirabayashi Celebrates Victory" (pp. 1, 5), "Noted Architect Yamasaki Dies" (p. 1), "East Wind: The Canadian Nisei" (p. 4), and "From the Frying Pan: Overseas Japanese" (p. 5).
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Japanese Pavilion

A photo of the Japanese Pavilion. From page 9 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_09_001
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Non-incarcerated Japanese Americans

Tad Sato Segment 13

Working for Great Northern Railway allows some to avoid concentration camps

Due to technical difficulties, this interview has audio problems in its second half.
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Letter to Henrietta Schoen from Takuyo Togawa

A letter from the wife of a medical staffer at Sante Fe thanking Henrietta Schoen for her correspondence.
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Oral history of Marilyn Fordney

Oral history interview of Marilyn Fordney. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: csuci_vcc-jic_0001
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Hiroko Nakashima Segment 26

Treatment of Japanese Americans in Spokane during the war
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Letter from Ida Otani to Michi Weglyn, April 26, 1997

A letter from Ida Otani to Michi Weglyn about the firing of Japanese American railroad workers during World War II. Otani describes the hardships her family went through after her father was fired by Western Pacific Railroad and the family was forced to vacate their home because it was on ...
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